June 1, 2016
Dates & Deadlines
Quick Look Up Guides for Summer and Fall 2016
Critical dates for invoices, adding, and dropping classes for Summer and Fall 2016:
News & Events for Undergrads
Honey Bee Job Available!
Dr. Hunt’s lab is looking for a student to help with examining Varroa mites from the bee hives for about one week per month. The student must have their own transportation to get to the bee lab, which is a mile west of campus. The job will not involve opening hives, so there would be minimal risk of getting stung. It will involve removing mites from the “sticky board” sampling sheets taken from the hive, examining the mites under a microscope, and recording data on the appearance of the mites. Contact Dr. Hunt for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
News & Events for Grads
Teaching Assistantship Available: Summer
1/4 time TA position available:
Dr. Katy Martin Rainey in the Department of Agronomy is seeking a TA for summer for AGRY 320, Genetics. The course begins June 14 and ends Aug 5. The TA will be responsible for working with the instructor on weekly grading. It is a quarter-time position. If interested please contact Dr. Raineyemail@example.com
Summer 2016 Graduate Student Key Dates
Deadlines for Candidates, Applicants and Graduate Students
Register for Fall 2016 and Graduation now!
Registration is open for the Fall 2016 semester. Add any courses and your research credit now.
If you are planning on graduating, please let Amanda know as soon as possible so you can add candidacy to your schedule!
Some things to keep in mind as you add your summer research/course hours:
· A maximum of 9 credits taken during Summer session are permitted.
· Graduate staff must be registered for at least 3 credits in at least one of the Summer modules in order to hold their assistantships
Insecticide Resistance offered Fall 2016
ENTM 692: Insecticide Resistance will be offered this Fall and taught by Dr. Michael Scharf. 1 credit hour, 9:30 to 10:20 on Fridays. Add CRN 18917 to your schedule to take the course!
electronic Prelim/ Final Exam forms
Prelim and final examinations must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance with the graduate school via the plan of study website found on MyPurdue. If the final exam is not scheduled, you cannot graduate. This is in addition to scheduling the exam with Dr. Yaninek. Please see the applicable checklist at https://ag.purdue.edu/entm/Pages/grad-forms.aspx for more information.
Soft Rollout for New Electronic Thesis Acceptance FOrm
The thesis office has announced the soft rollout of the new online Thesis Acceptance Form. Please note that usage of the ETA form will be optional throughout 2016, and the Thesis office will continue to accept paper thesis forms during the soft rollout period. Information about the ETA will be included in the upcoming thesis workshop presentations.
Two USDA – APHIS Positions Available
Two job openings are posted for With the USDA – APHIS in Miami, FL. Job announcements can be found at:
University of Kentucky Technician Position Posting
Job posting available until June 2 at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/107396
See the Flyer for more information
Scholarships & Awards
Arborjet 2016 “Taking Root” Scholarship
Arborjet, a leader in the care of America’s urban and natural forests, has announced its third annual “Taking Root” Scholarship Program for graduating high school seniors. As of today, Arborjet is accepting applications online through June 30 and will award 10 seniors each with a $1,000 scholarship to pursue full-time studies in Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or a related major at an accredited two-year or four-year college.
For additional information on the scholarship program, please find the full press release here.
Garden Club of America Scholarship
Visit the National Scholarship section of the AG Scholarship page to see more information about The Garden Club of America Scholarships. Or visit https://www.gcamerica.org/ for more
Bug Bytes - News for Purdue Entomology Students: The Bug Bytes e-newsletter is sent on Wednesdays of each week. To request posting information in the newsletter, email a maximum of 3–4 sentences. You should include event title, date, time, location and a brief event description. Descriptions and other information can be provided as a webpage link or a pdf document. Information should pertain to campus-related activities only.
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